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From: Tony Lindgren <tony@atomide.com>
To: Lokesh Vutla <lokeshvutla@ti.com>
Cc: Nishanth Menon <nm@ti.com>,
	Device Tree Mailing List <devicetree@vger.kernel.org>,
	jason@lakedaemon.net, Peter Ujfalusi <peter.ujfalusi@ti.com>,
	marc.zyngier@arm.com, Sekhar Nori <nsekhar@ti.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, Tero Kristo <t-kristo@ti.com>,
	Rob Herring <robh+dt@kernel.org>,
	Santosh Shilimkar <ssantosh@kernel.org>,
	tglx@linutronix.de,
	Linux ARM Mailing List <linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 05/10] dt-bindings: irqchip: Introduce TISCI Interrupt router bindings
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:30:18 -0800
Message-ID: <20190212163018.GL5720@atomide.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190212074237.2875-6-lokeshvutla@ti.com>

Hi,

* Lokesh Vutla <lokeshvutla@ti.com> [190212 07:43]:
> +The Interrupt Router (INTR) module provides a mechanism to route M
> +interrupt inputs to N interrupt outputs, where all M inputs are selectable
> +to be driven per N output. There is one register per output (MUXCNTL_N) that
> +controls the selection.
> +
> +
> +                                 Interrupt Router
> +                             +----------------------+
> +                             |  Inputs     Outputs  |
> +        +-------+            | +------+             |
> +        | GPIO  |----------->| | irq0 |             |       Host IRQ
> +        +-------+            | +------+             |      controller
> +                             |    .        +-----+  |      +-------+
> +        +-------+            |    .        |  0  |  |----->|  IRQ  |
> +        | INTA  |----------->|    .        +-----+  |      +-------+
> +        +-------+            |    .          .      |
> +                             | +------+      .      |
> +                             | | irqM |    +-----+  |
> +                             | +------+    |  N  |  |
> +                             |             +-----+  |
> +                             +----------------------+

Is this always one-to-one mapping or can the same interrupt be routed to
multiple targets like to the SoC and some coprocessor?

> +Configuration of these MUXCNTL_N registers is done by a system controller
> +(like the Device Memory and Security Controller on K3 AM654 SoC). System
> +controller will keep track of the used and unused registers within the Router.
> +Driver should request the system controller to get the range of GIC IRQs
> +assigned to the requesting hosts. It is the drivers responsibility to keep
> +track of Host IRQs.
> +
> +Communication between the host processor running an OS and the system
> +controller happens through a protocol called TI System Control Interface
> +(TISCI protocol). For more details refer:
> +Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/keystone/ti,sci.txt

Care to describe a bit why the interrupts need to be routed by a system
controller?

Regards,

Tony

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Thread overview: 46+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-02-12  7:42 [PATCH v5 00/10] Add support for TISCI irqchip drivers Lokesh Vutla
2019-02-12  7:42 ` [PATCH v5 01/10] firmware: ti_sci: Add support to get TISCI handle using of_phandle Lokesh Vutla
2019-02-12  7:42 ` [PATCH v5 02/10] firmware: ti_sci: Add support for RM core ops Lokesh Vutla
2019-02-12  7:42 ` [PATCH v5 03/10] firmware: ti_sci: Add support for IRQ management Lokesh Vutla
2019-02-12  7:42 ` [PATCH v5 04/10] firmware: ti_sci: Add RM mapping table for am654 Lokesh Vutla
2019-02-12  7:42 ` [PATCH v5 05/10] dt-bindings: irqchip: Introduce TISCI Interrupt router bindings Lokesh Vutla
2019-02-12 16:22   ` Tony Lindgren
2019-02-13  4:25     ` Lokesh Vutla
2019-02-13 15:26       ` Tony Lindgren
2019-02-13 20:40         ` Rob Herring
2019-02-14  8:38         ` Lokesh Vutla
2019-02-14 15:41           ` Tony Lindgren
2019-02-14 17:32             ` Lokesh Vutla
2019-02-14 17:46               ` Tony Lindgren
2019-02-14 18:02                 ` Lokesh Vutla
2019-02-15 16:16                   ` Tony Lindgren
2019-02-16  3:29                     ` Lokesh Vutla
2019-02-18 14:32                       ` Tony Lindgren
2019-02-19  8:51                         ` Lokesh Vutla
2019-02-19 15:35                           ` Tony Lindgren
2019-02-19 16:19                             ` Lokesh Vutla
2019-02-19 17:11                               ` Tony Lindgren
2019-02-19 17:56                                 ` Tony Lindgren
2019-02-20  5:53                                   ` Lokesh Vutla
2019-02-20 16:36                             ` Tony Lindgren
2019-02-20 17:17                               ` Lokesh Vutla
2019-02-12 16:30   ` Tony Lindgren [this message]
2019-02-13  4:22     ` Lokesh Vutla
2019-02-13 15:32       ` Tony Lindgren
2019-02-14  8:40         ` Lokesh Vutla
2019-02-14 15:42           ` Tony Lindgren
2019-02-16  3:30   ` Lokesh Vutla
2019-02-18 14:35     ` Tony Lindgren
2019-02-22 10:10       ` Peter Ujfalusi
2019-02-18 15:12   ` Marc Zyngier
2019-02-18 15:27     ` Lokesh Vutla
2019-02-12  7:42 ` [PATCH v5 06/10] irqchip: ti-sci-intr: Add support for Interrupt Router driver Lokesh Vutla
2019-02-18 15:52   ` Marc Zyngier
2019-02-20 13:17     ` Lokesh Vutla
2019-03-19 12:44       ` Lokesh Vutla
2019-02-12  7:42 ` [PATCH v5 07/10] dt-bindings: irqchip: Introduce TISCI Interrupt Aggregator bindings Lokesh Vutla
2019-02-12  7:42 ` [PATCH v5 08/10] irqchip: ti-sci-inta: Add support for Interrupt Aggregator driver Lokesh Vutla
2019-02-12  7:42 ` [PATCH v5 09/10] soc: ti: Add MSI domain support for K3 Interrupt Aggregator Lokesh Vutla
2019-02-13 16:41   ` Tony Lindgren
2019-02-12  7:42 ` [PATCH v5 10/10] soc: ti: am6: Enable interrupt controller drivers Lokesh Vutla
2019-02-16  3:37 ` [PATCH v5 00/10] Add support for TISCI irqchip drivers Lokesh Vutla

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